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The following is a listing of titles of all ILAC public documents.

A list of withdrawn documents is also available here.

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  • ILAC B1:10/2015  Why Use an Accredited Laboratory?
  • ILAC B3:10/2015 How Does Using an Accredited Laboratory Benefit Government & Regulators?
  • ILAC B4:11/2015 The Advantages of Being An Accredited Laboratory
  • ILAC B5:01/2018 Securing testing, measurement or calibration services – The difference between accreditation and certification
  • ILAC B6:01/2018 Benefits for Laboratories Participating in Proficiency Testing Programs
  • ILAC B7:10/2015  The ILAC Mutual Recognition Arrangement
  • ILAC B9:02/2017   ISO 15189 Medical Laboratory Accreditation
  • ILAC B10:11/2012 Why use an accredited inspection body
  • ILAC B11:02/2017 Why become an accredited inspection body
  • ILAC B12:02/2017 How does accredited inspection benefit Government and Regulators
  • ILAC B13:09/2015 Why become an Accredited Reference Material Producer
  • ILAC Factsheet 03/2014  Specifying Accreditation in Regulation
  • IAF/ILAC B1:02/2019 The route to signing the IAF or ILAC Arrangement
  • IAF/ILAC B2:09/2018  How do I gain confidence in an Inspection Body? Do they need ISO 9001 Certification or ISO/IEC 17020 Accreditation
  • IAF/ILAC B3:01/2018  Accreditation: Supporting safe food and clean drinking water
  • IAF/ILAC B4:01/2018  Recommended guide for engaging with Government & Regulators
  • IAF/ILAC B5:01/2018 Accreditation: Facilitating world trade
  • IAF/ILAC B6:09/2018  Accreditation: Delivering confidence in the provision of energy
  • IAF/ILAC B7:02/2015  Accreditation: Supporting the Delivery of Health and Social Care
  • IAF/ILAC B8:01/2018 Accreditation: Delivering confidence in construction and the built environment
  • IAF/ILAC B9:01/2018 Accreditation: A global tool to support Public Policy

Guidance Documents (G Series)

  • ILAC-G3:08/2012   Guidelines for Training Courses for Assessors Used by Accreditation Bodies
  • ILAC-G7:02/2016  Accreditation Requirements and Operating Criteria for Horseracing Laboratories
  • ILAC-G8:09/2019  Guidelines on Decision Rules and Statements of Conformity
  • ILAC-G11:07/2006 Guidelines on Assessor Qualification and Competence of Assessors and Technical Experts
  • ILAC-G17:2002  Introducing the Concept of Uncertainty of Measurement in Testing in Association with the Application of the Standard ISO/IEC 17025
  • ILAC-G18:04/2010 Guideline for the Formulation of Scopes of Accreditation for Laboratories
  • ILAC-G19:08/2014 Modules in a Forensic Science Process
  • ILAC-G21:09/2012 Cross Frontier Accreditation — Principles for Cooperation
  • ILAC-G24:2007  Guidelines for the determination of calibration intervals of measuring instruments
  • ILAC-G26:11/2018 Guidance for the Implementation of a Medical Accreditation Scheme
  • ILAC-G27:07/2019 Guidance on measurements performed as part of an inspection process
  • ILAC-G28:07/2018 Guideline for the Formulation of Scopes of Accreditation for Inspection Bodies

Policy Documents (P Series)

  • ILAC-P4:05/2019 ILAC Mutual Recognition Arrangement: Policy and Management
  • ILAC-P5:05/2019 ILAC Mutual Recognition Arrangement: Scope and Obligations
  • ILAC-P8:03/2019 ILAC Mutual Recognition Arrangement (Arrangement): Supplementary Requirements for the Use of Accreditation Symbols and for Claims of Accreditation Status by Accredited Conformity Assessment Bodies
  • ILAC-P9:06/2014 ILAC Policy for Participation in Proficiency Testing Activities
  • ILAC-P10:01/2013 ILAC Policy on Traceability of Measurement Results
  • ILAC-P12:04/2009 Harmonisation of ILAC Work with the Regions
  • ILAC-P13:10/2010 Application of ISO/IEC 17011 for the Accreditation of Proficiency Testing Providers
  • ILAC-P14:01/2013 ILAC Policy for Uncertainty in Calibration
  • ILAC-P15:07/2016 Application of ISO/IEC 17020:2012 for the Accreditation of Inspection Bodies

Rules Documents (R Series)

  • ILAC-R1:03/2018 Management of ILAC Documents
  • ILAC-R2:09/2009 ILAC Rules
  • ILAC-R3:12/2014 ILAC Strategic Plan 2015-2020
  • Supplement 1 to ILAC R3:12/2014
  • ILAC-R4:10/2016 Use of the ILAC Logo and Tagline
  • ILAC-R5:04/2016 ILAC Procedure for Handling Complaints
  • ILAC-R6:05/2019 Structure of the ILAC Mutual Recognition Agreement and Procedure for Expansion of the Scope of the ILAC Arrangement
  • ILAC-R7:05/2015 Rules for the Use of the ILAC MRA Mark

Joint ILAC/IAF Documents (A series)

  • IAF/ILAC A1:01/2018IAF/ILAC Multi-Lateral Mutual Recognition Arrangements (Arrangements): Requirements and Procedures for Evaluation of a Regional Group
  • IAF/ILAC A2:01/2018 IAF/ILAC Multi-Lateral Mutual Recognition Arrangements (Arrangements): Requirements and Procedures for Evaluation of a Single Accreditation Body
  • IAF/ILAC A3:01/2018 IAF/ILAC Multi-Lateral Mutual Recognition Arrangements (Arrangements): Template report for the peer evaluation of an Accreditation Body based on ISO/IEC 17011:2017
  • IAF/ILAC A5:11/2013 IAF/ILAC Multi-Lateral Mutual Recognition Arrangements (Arrangements): Application of ISO/IEC 17011:2004
  • IAF/ILAC A6:01/2018 Approval Process for IAF/ILAC A-Series Documents